AOTY 2021

Best of 2021

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Tristan -
100
What shall you focus on? The unremarkable main course, or the intricate and imprinting details of the side dishes? Both have been placed on your table, side by side, to offer that important distinction. Automatic Writing will help you appreciate the side dishes, the dessert, the drinks, everything except the main course. The spotlight should not always be shined on the most reaction-inducing part of a work. When the main section is plugged and muted to near silence you are forced to focus on ... read more

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Tristan -
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2,000 FOLLOWERS.
A little over 560 days ago I created my account on this website, without even a real understanding of what it was. I had very limited experience in music, I'd probably only heard a few full albums, and I had absolutely no idea what I was getting into. Times have changed... a lot. Thank you.
First, let me actually review this record: "Untrue" by Burial. Then we can get into a more personal discussion about this ... read more
Tristan -
40
It was quite obvious from the beginning that Billie Eilish's new album "Happier Than Ever" would be significantly more mature than her previous works. You could see this in the name, the cover art, and some of the singles. I've been excited to see this progression of her, and I can say that it is definitely rewarding. This new album, in my opinion, is absolutely better than her debut. It is much more atmospheric, experimental, and memorable. It feels like the record has less filler ... read more
Tristan -
80
Matt Elliot is my favorite folk artist of all time. His talent is undeniable, his consistency is commendable, and all of his works are incredibly memorable for their own uniqueness. You would think that with an artist who stays so consistent, and has a discography of one main genre (excluding his ventures under other names) their work would begin to become stale after some time. Matt destroys this assumption by providing extreme and mind-blowing experimentation in almost all of his records (you ... read more
Tristan -
NR
Hey everyone, Tristan here!
Today is my birthday and also the day I am releasing my sophomore album "Synthetic Nature."

I've been working on this record for a little over 6 months now, practically ever since I released my debut. There are a lot of differences between this record and my last, however. Synthetic Nature is a techno album, and explores multiple different subgenres, such as Acid techno, Ambient techno, and even some Minimal techno. My last LP was a mixture of ambient and ... read more
Tristan -
65
This may just be my favorite album of the year thus far. A trip through candy valley, Sweet Trip's new record takes us across a colorful and dreamy electronic landscape over its near 70-minute runtime.

I'm not all that familiar with Sweet Trip's work and was not expecting their newest record to sound how it does at all. I was aware of their "masterpiece" Velocity : Design : Comfort, which I heard was largely electronic and IDM influenced, but their newest record sounds like it ... read more

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Dec 6, 2021
Thanks for follow me, i really appriciate it!
Dec 6, 2021
Inspired by the magnitude of the lists released later this year (2021) by the greatest and dearest users of this site, I, more a mere listener contributor to this site, decide to make also my lists of the best releases made in the year 2021. Longing to want to share mine and, also, observe the perspectives of other users about the releases made this year.

I’d really like you to check my list this year and I promise to stop by, okay? Thanks. <3

'Some Song-of-the-Year's Stuff! ⚘ (2021)', by humm1ngb1rd.
https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/humm1ng-b1rd/list/58722/some-song-of-the-years-stuff-2021/



'The Greatest and Dearest (At Least in My Opinion) Albums Released in 2021! πŸ₯°', by humm1ng_b1rd.
https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/humm1ng-b1rd/list/59325/the-greatest-and-dearest-at-least-in-my-opinion-albums-released-in-2021-/
Dec 6, 2021
i think you'll like this
https://golfgirl.bandcamp.com/album/-
Dec 6, 2021
Thank you! I am enjoying the community, for the most part. And I'll make sure to join that server soon :)
Dec 5, 2021
I am enjoying it here :) That's why I'm churning out multiple reviews a day, I'm just so excited lol :D
Dec 4, 2021
Hey, thanks for being my first follower man! :D
Dec 3, 2021
I'm stil a big Radiohead fan, but a lot of things grows off from time to time, this is just how life should be, and I can live with that :)
And thank you! I hope you have a great day as well :D
Dec 3, 2021
i miss you tristan D:
Nov 30, 2021
In Rainbows is a little growing off of me as well, I'm more sadder now :sadge:

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I'm an artist with a passion for music. I find experimental works to often be the most intriguing, so don't be surprised to see many as my favorites.
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-Morton Feldman

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